True crimes and why people are led to commit them have fascinated people for centuries. In Historic Crimes of Long Island; Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s, award-winning author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky uncovers some of the most ghastly historical crimes committed on Long Island – from the tar, feathering and murder of Charles Kelsey in 1872, to the East Hampton witch trial of 1657, to the kidnapping of Alice Parson in 1937. Join her as she discusses some of Long Island’s most horrific crimes. Book sale and signing to follow. Co-sponsored with the Rogers Memorial Library.
LOCATION: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, SH
DATES & TIMES: Thursday, November 30, 11am
FEE: Free admission